IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Phrynobatrachus cornutus is a small sized (snout–vent length < 20 mm) species of puddle frog distributed across parts of Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, the Central African Republic, and Bioko Island (Equatorial Guinea). Members of this genus are identified by the presence of a midtarsal tubercle, elongate inner metatarsal tubercle, and outer metatarsal tubercle. In this species, there is a narrow ridge connecting the tarsal and inner metatarsal tubercles. This species also exhibits a prominent eyelid spine, absent or rudimentary pedal webbing (3.75-4 phalanges free on digit IV), an indistinct tympanum, and digits expanded into small discs. The venter is white with large, round spots.


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